Ramon Paez letters from Frederic Edwin Church, 1862-1900

Páez, Ramón
Author, Geographer
Active in New York, N.Y.

Church, Frederic Edwin, b. 1826 d. 1900
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 5 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Two letters, Sept. 2 and Sept. 4, 1862, discuss an unnamed artist's sketch for an engraving which Paez has sent to Church for correction. Two letters, Sept. 11 and Oct. 12, 1866, discuss Church's progress on a Paez commission to paint Cotopaxi volcano. In the fifth letter, Dec. 3, 1877, Church asks Paez to do a sketch for him and encloses a check.

Biographical/Historical Note: Ramon Paez is a geographer, writer, and porcelain painter from New York, N.Y. Paez was apparently involved in some artistry himself. In one of Church's letters to Paez, he asks if he may buy one of Paez's works.

Donated 1967 by Mrs. Hugh Mullan, the granddaughter of Ramon Paez.

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